FG Approves N1 Billion to Purchase Eye-Scanning Lie Detector for NDLEA

 

Alt: = "Eye-scanning lie detector"

Federal Government of Nigeria has approved N1.06 billion for the supply of eye-scanning lie detector and digital night vision goggles for the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA).

Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, who disclosed this while briefing journalists at State House after the weekly Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting chaired by Mr Buhari on Wednesday said N498, 850,000 of the amount was approved for the supply of the eye scanning detector, while the remaining balance of N570,825,000 was approved for purchase of digital night vision goggles to check the activities of drug barons.

“The Federal Executive Council approved the award of contract for the supply of eye-scanning lie detector by the National Drugs Law Drugs Law Enforcement Agency in the sum of N498, 850,000 only, inclusive of 7.5% VAT with a completion period of 90 days.

“So, the contract too was presented for consideration of the council and the council has graciously approved the award of the contract with the supply of digital night vision goggles by the council in the sum of N570,825,000 only, inclusive of 7.5% Value Added Tax with completion period of 12 weeks.”

Mr Malami said the aim was to provide the anti-drug trafficking agency with modern technology will enhance its capacity in exterminating illegal drugs shipments, sales and consumption. 

According to him, the technological equipment “have the capacity to detect whether you are indeed speaking the truth or indeed you are lying in the course of investigation.”

 “Our technology has improved to the extent that we have in place technological equipment that have the capacity to detect whether you are indeed speaking the truth or indeed you are lying in the course of investigation.”

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